Facilities and equipment
Group study facilities, workstations and quiet reading rooms – we have it all! Library-specific facilities and equipment are listed below.
Canon multifunction devices are available at all library locations. In the Medical Library these are located outside the library premises. See printing instructions for students on the ICT services website.
Other customers (other than staff and students) can use the coin-operated machine on the second floor of Pegasus Library (20 cents / page).
University of Oulu and Oamk students and staff:
You can scan articles to your e-mail with the Canon multifunction machines in every library unit. Scanning is free of charge.
Other customers can scan to a USB stick or to their own e-mail with the coin-operated multifunction device (20 c / scan) located in the Pegasus Library (2nd floor).
Microfilm readers are located in Pegasus Library, room PK226 (2nd floor). Microfilm readers are connected to personal computers for downloading.
You can reserve a microfilm reader with the booking calendars next to the devices for a maximum of 2 hours at a time. You may save your scanned files to a memory stick or print to a Pegasus coin-operated MFP (20c / page) located on the 2nd floor. The printer name is Canon iR-ADV C5030 / 5035 UFR ll.
The group study rooms are primarily intended for use by groups of two or more students. University of Oulu students can reserve them by using O365 calendars or Cella mobile application for a maximum of three hours per day. The booking is void if the charger has not arrived in 15 minutes.
Oamk students cannot book Pegasus group work rooms, but group work rooms are freely available when there are no reservations.
Group study rooms on the 2nd floor:
Note! The group study room corridor (PK251-PK269) in Pegasus Library is part of the 24/7 campus for University of Oulu students. This space is available for the University of Oulu students round the clock. Entrance with a personal campus card from the interior street Väylä when the library is closed. Campus cards are available from the University of Oulu online shop at: https://shop.oulu.fi. Oamk students can use the space during library hours.
Group study rooms on the 3rd floor:
The quiet reading rooms are designed for quiet study. Loud conversation, group work and use of mobile phones is not allowed. The new quiet reading room, Lukupesä, is located in the History collection room on the 2nd floor of the library.
There are also 15 single study rooms in the Linguistics and History collection rooms on the 2nd floor of the Pegasus Library. Two of the rooms are lockable and the key can be borrowed from the library's customer service desk.
Classroom workstations (login with University of Oulu user account) are freely available when class is not in session.
Computer classrooms in Pegasus Library (2nd floor):
Most of the computers in the library require login with a University of Oulu student or staff account. Printing to the secure print.
Book lockers and trolleys
For long-term storage of material there are book lockers and lockable book trolleys (check availability). These can be rented free of charge for three months at a time.
All library material to be kept in the book lockers and trolleys must first be borrowed. For further information about book lockers and lockable book trolleys please contact the customer service desk on the 1st floor of Pegasus Library.
The library has a CD and LP disc player with headphones for music listening. They are located in the Musacorner (3rd floor).
The group study room corridor (PK251-PK269, location) in Pegasus Library (2nd floor) is part of the 24/7 campus for University of Oulu students. The space is available for the University of Oulu students round the clock. Entrance with a personal campus card from the interior street Väylä when the library is closed. Campus cards are available from the University of Oulu online shop at: https://shop.oulu.fi. Oamk students can use the space during library hours.
The group study rooms PK253-255, PK261-269 and computer classroom PK251 are available. Only University of Oulu students can reserve the group study rooms in Pegasus Library, but Oamk students can use the rooms (during library hours) when they are not reserved.
Oamk students and staff can book facilities in the Social and Health Library via their email calendar. Facilities are available every day of the week from 07:30 to 21:00. When the library is closed, you can access the premises with a separate access card, which you can get from the campus porters.
There are also tables in the library suitable for group work.
Storage lockers are located in the library lobby (Paasi 3 entrance). The trays have number locks. Some of the compartments are intended for day use and some are reserved for students working on their thesis for the semester.
A room for reading and quiet work is located next to the library's computer room.
Oamk and OSAO Kontinkangas unit students and staff can use the Health and Social Care Library also outside the opening hours. The self-service library is available for use every day 7:30-21:00, also on weekends.
Self-service use is possible with a separate electronic access key, which you can get from the campus porters. During self-service hours entry to the library is possible only via door Paasi 3. During self-service hours the library collections, premises and equipment are freely available for use. You can borrow and return items with the self-service machines.
There are reading places and workstations in the library. One open access terminal for browsing the e-materials of University of Oulu and Oamk.
The Oulainen Learning Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8:00-19:00, closed on weekends. When the staff are not present, you have access with a separate key. Entrance to the learning centre is until 15:30.